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Sol Melia to Open its Eighth Hotel in Tunisia: 
The Sol Elite Jockey Club 
April 18, 1999 - The Spanish company raises the number of rooms it provides in the Mediterranean country to 3,236.

The Spanish hotel company Sol Meliá has recently signed a management contract with the Tunisian company Compagnie Monastirienne Immobilière et Touristique to take over the Sol Elite Jockey Club from 1st. May, the company’s eighth hotel in Tunisia. The four star hotel is located in Monastir.

The totally modern facilities of the Sol Elite Jockey Club, its splendid location right alongside the sea and its extensive programme of daytime and evening sports and entertainment make it the ideal hotel for family holidays. The hotel stays open all year, allowing you to visit Tunisia at any time and discover the enigmatic culture of this Mediterranean land.

With the take-over of the Sol Elite Jockey Club, Sol Meliá raises the number of hotels it operates in Tunisia to eight with a total of 3,236 rooms. The hotels are located in Djerba (Meliá Djerba Menzel), Mahdia (Meliá El Mouradi Mahdia), Port El Kantaoui (Meliá El Mouradi Palace, Sol Club El Kantaoui, Sol Club Selima and Sol El Mouradi) and Monastir (Sol Helya and Sol Elite Jockey Club).

Sol Meliá thus continues with its diversification strategies, both in terms of the location of its hotels and the brands under which they operate. Sol Meliá is the biggest resort hotel company in the world and currently operates more than 250 hotels in 25 countries.

Hotel Sol Elite Jockey Club
Rooms: 338 (16 suites).

Room facilities:  Full bathroom, air-conditioning, satellite TV, direct dial telephone and terrace.

Services: Two restaurants, bistro, pool snack bar, barbecue, cocktail bar, entertainment lounge bar, pool bar and beach bar, discotheque, gymnasium, sauna, massage hairdresser, bazaar, bridge room, conference hall, five tennis courts horse riding, extensive sports and entertainment programme.

Mónica Cerdá
Coordinadora de Comunicación y RRPP
Tel: 34.971.22.44.64 Ext.: 1149
Fax: 34.971.22.44.96
E mail:
Also See: Marcello Pigozzo, New Executive Vice President Operations for Sol Melia / March 1999 
Sol Melia Provides School to Train Candidates for Entertainers at their World-Wide Hotels / March 1999 

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